The Weekend Read For Sept. 25th 2010 - Guitar Lessons, Articles and More

For those of you not familiar with "The Weekend Read" it's a good list of guitar related articles, guitar lessons, gear reviews, news and sometimes plain old good reading that I've found from our blog roll over the past week.

Dolphinstreet Guitar Gear Blog - "Turn It Up!" is a feature-length celebration of the electric guitar. Hosted by Kevin Bacon, the film explores mankind’s passion for the electric guitar, and its effect on artists, everyday players, pop culture, history, and even politics...Turn It Up! Guitar Documentary

Fretbase - Doug Duncan said the 1957 Gibson Les Paul Special was one of eight instruments stolen from his Cannon Falls home in 2002...Man’s Stolen Guitar Shows Up on eBay 8 Years Later

Guitar Noize - Not quite as exciting-sounding as Alien Vs Predator, I’ll agree, but as anyone who has had the misfortune to be trapped in a lift (elevator) with an acoustic guitarist will be able to tell you, altered tunings are absolutely where it’s at for the unplugged crew...Guest Post: David Mead - Altered Tunings Vs Partial Capos

Marks Guitar Blog - This is the first of a series of lessons where we explore the more commonly used sections of the fretboard for blues and rock guitar playing. Nothing revolutionary but I hope it will give you some vocabulary and a fresh view of the fretboard...Fretboard "Sweet Spots" for Blues Guitar #1

Not Playing Guitar - Jam tracks, or backing tracks as they're also known, are a great way to practice guitar. Not only do they make practice more fun they also train you to play in time, hear how your solos sound over a song's chords, and get into the habit of listening to the band you're playing with...3 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Guitar Jam Track Practice

Strat-O-Blogster - What's the minimum nutritional standard for a guitar Solo?...Guitar Solo Nutritional Content Standards

The Classical Guitar Blog - There’s only a limited number of things we can include in our technical routine. So here’s some things to think about; make sure you’re not missing out on any crucial elements...The Building Blocks of Guitar Technique

True Fire - Whenever I talk to a band who are about to sign with a major label, I always end up thinking of them in a particular context...The Problem With Music

D'Addario Strings Blog - I've been trying to get inspired lately, now that I'm 48 years old (at least for a few more months) fully immersed in the business and actually home on weekends these days...and I found a new way to do it...Refresh Your Music 

Have a rockin' weekend

1 comment:

Stratoblogster said...

Hey Sarge! You're back!